Issue #283 / Jun 2024

DVD: Nobara 39 and Manjaro 23.1.4 Gnome

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SERVICE: Welcome

Sure You Need This Toy

Google rolled out a new search algorithm in March, and it is causing a lot of conversation with the SEO crowd. A major change to the Google algorithm is always big news.

SERVICE: This Month's DVD

Nobara 39 and Manjaro 23.1.4 Gnome

NEWS: News

TUXEDO Computers Unveils Linux Laptop Featuring AMD Ryzen CPU; XZ Utils Vulnerability Patched; Canonical Collaborates with Qualcommon New Venture; Kodi 21.0 Entertainment Hub Released; Linux Usage Increases in Two Key Areas; Canonical Bumps LTS Support to 12 Years; Fedora 40 Beta Released; SnoopGod to Compete with Kali Linux; Juno Computers Launches Neptune 17 v6; and Juno Computers Launches Neptune 17 v6.

NEWS: Kernel News

Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the little links that bring us closer within the Linux kernel community.

: Chatbots with Rasa

Roll your own chatbot with Rasa

Many websites offer an automated feature that responds to visitor questions. If you're ready to build your own web chatbot, but don't have time to become an AI expert, Rasa Open Source can help.

: Upscayl

Create loss-free images with Upscayl

Want to create a poster from an everyday photo image? Upscayl uses state-of-the-art AI algorithms to scale up images without loss.

: Pinokio

Pinokio is a browser for AI applications

Pinokio gathers open source AI apps from the fields of audio, image generation, and animation under a shared interface for easy installation.

: Distro Walk – Nobara

Fedora's independent daughter

Nobara, a heavily modified fork of Fedora featuring a non-free repository, places a focus on gaming and everyday users.


An introduction to PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL, an open source object-relational database management system known for its reliability and extensibility, offers a robust feature set. If you are new to PostgreSQL, we help you get started with some of its most useful features.

IN-DEPTH: DocumentConversion

Single sourcing from the command line

In search of a tool for creating multiple documents from a single source, Bruce revisits the universal document converter, pandoc.

IN-DEPTH: Practically Elastic

Pool simulation with Go and Fyne

To improve his skill at the pool table, Mike Schilli sets out to program a simulation in Go using the Fyne framework.

: OpenWrt on a Pi

Improved performance on old Pis

Light open source router firmware breathes new life into your old Raspberry Pi.

: FreeRTOS

A real-time operating system for microcontrollers

Exploit the full power of your microcontroller with the FreeRTOS multitasking operating system.

LINUX VOICE: Introduction

This month in Linux Voice.

LINUX VOICE: maddog's Doghouse

High performance computing

Exploring Raspberry Pi clusters and high performance computing.


Shinobi for home surveillance

Learn how to quickly get up and running with Shinobi NVR and your IP cameras.


Enforcing text style with Vale

Maintaining a consistent style can become challenging when multiple individuals contribute to a software project's documentation or a magazine. Vale checks your plain text files and even allows you to create custom style rules.


Sparkling gems and new releases from the world of Free and Open Source Software

Behind every good tool is a good idea. Read on for some unsung tools that could save time and solve some practical problems – but be ready to work with the source code. Most of these tools are still experimental or in early stages of development.

LINUX VOICE: Nice to Splice

Editing your videos with LosslessCut

Stitch the best parts of your home videos together – without diminishing the quality.

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